Your kitchen is the most sensitive place, it’s where the pests would infest. You might have experienced a situation when you were cooking or went to the kitchen for something and you creeped out by finding that a rodent is tasting your food. Sharing your kitchen with pests is very unhygienic, it shows how unhygienic and unclean is a house is. However, you can follow some tips to keep pests away from your kitchen.
Keep your food items in the closed container
The reason is obvious, why pests roam in your kitchen. They’re there because of food, so close any kind of food item. Do not leave trash in the kitchen as well, clear it at the end of the day. The waste food item in the trash is an invite for pests.
Keep the kitchen clean
Remaining of food or waste item sometimes cause pest infestation. If you’re not regularly cleaning your kitchen. The pest infestation isn’t a wonder, life finds a way. If you clean the kitchen using disinfectant and do not leave any food items in open, you’ll have less pest infestation.
Use natural repellents
You cook food in the kitchen and it’s ingested by you and your family. Using harsh chemicals or repellents can infect the food as well. So, you should choose natural repellents to control pests. Try using cayenne pepper or lemon juice on ants, for fruit flies try apple cider vinegar trap. Pour half a cup of apple cider vinegar in a jar and then wrap it with plastic wrap, poke a hole to make way for flies. Once they get in they’ll not make there way out. To keep away rats, take some cotton balls and soak it in peppermint oil. Place these cotton balls in every corner, the smell of it will keep the rats away. Bay leaves are also very effective, the smell of it, keep pests away. Place dried leaves in the kitchen area and in containers.
Why professional pest control?
Be Pest Free is one of the best pest controllers in Brisbane. We’re well versed with any type of pest control. We provide 100% freedom from any kind of pests if your kitchen is infested with any kind of pests. Call us on our numbers, we’ll definitely solve your problem using environment-friendly ways.